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Accountant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

ChildFund International exists to help deprived, excluded and vulnerable children have the capacity to become young adults, parents and leaders who bring lasting and positive change in their communities.

ChildFund promotes societies whose individuals and institutions participate in valuing, protecting and advancing the worth and rights of children.

Capacity Building Accountant

Job Description

Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Salary: 97,850.00 - 140,000.00 KES

Build Financial Management Capacity of Community Organizations and Partners to facilitate disbursement and accounting for Grant and Sponsorship funds by the Community Organizations and other Partners.

Promote the highest standards of integrity and accountability in line with ChildFund values.

Required Skills
  • Training facilitation skills, innovative with ability to analyze issues and provide practical solutions.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to promote the highest standards of integrity and accountability.
  • Strong skills in assessment of proposals, monitoring partner’s records and accounting for funds.
  • High Integrity and team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Required Experience
  • Bachelors Degree CPA (K) with 3 years post qualification experience.
  • Assess financial management capacity of community based organizations with a view to identifying the gaps.
  • Promote improvement in accounting skills amongst Community Organizations staff and management committees through relevant training.
  • Ensure compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Review and development of specimen financial records of Community Organizations and Partners.
  • Review all projects annual and quarterly budgets before approval by the Finance Director and National Office Team Leader.
  • Ensure timely submission of reports by the projects and review and provide feedback. Ensure timely disbursement of funds to the projects.
  • Send project balances to the International Office by 15th of every month.
  • In consultation with the M&E Coordinator, assess the clusters roll out plans of the Bright Futures key messages and give the necessary support.
  • Review monthly reports from the Bright Futures Areas and facilitate timely disbursement of funds.
All offers of employment are made contingent upon the successful completion of all applicable background and reference checks. 

ChildFund International is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children.

The application deadline date is July 9, 2013

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

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